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tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth